In this webinar, presented by the Growing School Gardens community on edWeb.net, Whitney Cohen, Life Lab’s Education Director, used stories, photos, and discussion to share tried-and-true tips for managing large groups of students in an outdoor environment. Topics included: Tone setting, comfort, and routines; Fostering student buy-in; Encouraging productive teamwork and cooperative learning; Establishing group norms; Determining when to be consistent with the indoor rules and when to establish new behavior expectations.
In this webinar, presented by the Teaching Kids to Code community on edWeb.net, Steven Yee, COO at EDUonGo, Inc. provided suggestions on how to facilitate coding projects and assist your students as they learn how to build software. Steven gave advice on how to help students look for solutions online while they collaborate with their peers. Find out how to keep your students engaged with code. Even if you do not have coding knowledge, you can still provide support to your students!
edWeb.net’s Jenifer Morack was interviewed by Education Talk Radio’s Larry Jacobs. In this interview, Jenifer spoke in depth about edWeb.net’s early childhood education communities.
Common Sense Education, the education arm of Common Sense, the national nonprofit helping parents, teachers, and students thrive with technology, is partnering with edWeb.net to present Digital Classroom: Teaching with Tech.
In this webinar, Dr. Jackie Gerstein took us from pedagogy to andragogy to heutagogy and from instructivism to constructivism to connectivism – all within the context of mobile learning.
What a year! In 2014, edWeb.net hosted nearly 300 live webinars with presenters and attendees from all over the world. Many thanks to our wonderful partners for supporting these events.
In Part One of the Five-Session Series for the Implementing Common Core Standards in Math Community on edWeb.net, Dr. Sara Delano Moore shared an overview of the series and discussed student understanding of the number system, an essential foundation for this work. View the webinar and delve into number sense and the role of visual models in developing concepts and procedures.
Each year, the Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) spotlights new companies and products in the education technology market with a semi-annual Innovation Incubator Awards Competition.
How many young people do you know who have run a lemonade stand, or taken part in charitable events like Penny Harvest? Despite kids’ natural interest in money, few states require schools to teach financial literacy, and fewer than 20% of teachers say they feel competent teaching courses in it, according to the Council for Economic Education. In this TIME For Kids webinar, we focused on fun, engaging, and effective ways to bring financial literacy to the classroom.
You will learn about the importance of establishing a classroom philosophy and defining clear instructional objectives, plus important management policies for your class. Keith also provided guidance for selecting the software that your students need to explore the capabilities of the digital photography medium.